Shortline / Regional

Safety at crossings, stations and tracks in 14 states and the District of Columbia will be enhanced thanks to $25 million in grants awarded by the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA).
Alabama & Tennessee River Railway, LLC (ATN) announced this week it raised the speed limit along a portion of the line effective immediately.
The Connecticut Department of Transportation's (ConnDOT) preferred alternative to replace the Walk Bridge in Norwalk, Conn., is a Long Span Vertical Lift bridge.
The Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) has reopened the application period for $5 million in loans for freight rail projects.
The Red River Valley & Western Railroad (RRVW) has appointed Daniel Zink to the newly-created post of vice president - economic development and community affairs of the 577-mile shortline railroad.
Sand Springs Railway Company (SS) has announced its acquisition of the Oklahoma-based Gerdau mill site.
The Short Line Safety Institute (SLSI) marked an important milestone with the completion of the Pilot Phase of its work to assess and address safety culture gaps in the shortline…
Officials on opposite sides of the country outlined plans to enhance safety of local rail systems using recently awarded federal funds.
Florida East Coast Railway (FEC) has announced that Bradley S. Hall will serve as the company’s new vice president of sales in the carload segment.
Sound Transit, the Greater Seattle area’s regional transportation system, has announced that light-rail service will begin Sept. 24 at the new Angle Lake light-rail station.
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